September 20, 2014

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A video display at a convenience store shows a wanted poster of Eric Frein, a 31-year-old from Canadensis, Pa., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Philadelphia. Frein is charged with killing Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson and wounding Trooper Alex Douglass in a late-night ambush Sept. 12 outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woodsPolice hunker down in wooded neighborhood of suspect in deadly ambush on state troopers
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, a an aerial tanker drops its load of fire retardant on the King fire near Pollack Pines, Calif. The massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts — more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone. By Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, state firefighters and the U.S. Forest Service together had bombarded the conflagration with more than a half-million gallons of the red slurry, said Lynne Tolmachoff, a state fire spokeswoman. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Record amount of retardant used on California fireCrews battling explosive Northern California wildfire drop record-setting amounts of retardant
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
This undated photo provided by the Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 shows Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis. On Friday, officials said her body was found after she was swept into Lake Austin when heavy rains flooded parts of Central Texas early Thursday. She was patrolling low water crossings looking for people in danger, according to a spokesman with the sheriff's office. (AP Photo/Travis County Sheriff's Office)
Body of Texas sheriff's deputy found in lakeBody of Central Texas sheriff's deputy swept away in floodwaters found in Lake Austin
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America's president Stewart Parnell arrives a federal court in Lynchburg, Va. A federal jury in Albany, Ga., convicted Parnell and two others Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths. Parnell was convicted on numerous counts including conspiracy, wire fraud and obstruction of justice related to shipping tainted peanut butter to customers and faking results of lab tests intended to screen for salmonella. (AP Photo/Don Petersen, File)
Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warningFood safety experts: Unacceptable placing profits over health should be lesson in peanut trial
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2014, file photo, Chicago Cardinal Francis George exits a news conference in Chicago. The Associated Press has learned that Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., will be the next archbishop of Chicago. A person with knowledge of the selection says Cupich will succeed George. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly. The Archdiocese of Chicago has scheduled a news conference Saturday, Sept. 20, but will not comment. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
Spokane's Cupich to be next Chicago archbishopSpokane Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate, to be next archbishop of Chicago
The Associated Press1 hour ago

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